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Ebola cases in West Africa may be vastly underreported, WHO says
Ebola cases in West Africa may be vastly underreported, WHO says

The United Nations health agency said Thursday that the world's worst Ebola outbreak is accelerating and could infect more than 20,000 people before it is brought under control. More than 3,000 suspected and confirmed cases have been reported in four West African countries, and at least 1,552 people have died of the virus, according to figures released by the World Health Organization. But the actual number of cases in areas of intense transmission could be two to four times those reported, WHO said. “This far outstrips any historic Ebola outbreak in numbers,” Dr. Bruce Aylward, the organization's assistant director-general for emergency operations, told reporters...

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